The qgis-developer list sounds a more responsive channel for this kind of
In the meantime, I see two ways to do what you want. In both cases, I think
you could need to read https://guides.github.com/activities/hello-world/
for the vocabulary
* use github web interface: the easiest imho (I used it for months)
- go to the file you want to change in the master branch of qgis/QGIS
- Put it into edit state
- modify the file.
- Propose your file changes with a clear and descriptive message -->
QGIS will create a new branch in your repo (sthg like
yourname/QGIS/patch-1) and propose you to create a pull request. If it's
the only change you have to do, you can create a pull request (ensure it's
against the qgis/master branch and not your master branch). Your work can
then be reviewed by the community.
- If you have other files to modify, browse your above
yourname/QGIS/tree/patch-1 branch to the files you are looking for. And as
above, commit your changes
- If all needed files are modified, you can create a new PR from
* use a git-based software to be able to push your changes from local to
online branch and manage your repository. https://git-scm.com/downloads
It can be a GUI based or a command lines tool, depending on your OS. Some
links for command line :
Thanks for offering your fix.
2017-01-16 17:00 GMT+01:00 Niccolò Marchi <sciurusurba...@hotmail.it>:
> Hi all,
> I’m looking for some help with Github Desktop and the QGIS project.
> I forked the QGIS repo to my github account and then I copied into a local
> I changed the code but I’m unable to understand how to set up GD to push
> the commit to the main branch of the project.
> Is anybody able to suggest an online resource for noobs or describe a step
> by step procedure to accomplish this?
> I’m neither a developer nor an engineer: please, be simple :)
> Thank you in advance for the help!
> All the best,
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